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Lightning's Swedes live their dream in Worlds

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - May 22, 2017 - 14:00
You could see it in his face. Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman screamed as he hoisted the World Championship trophy Sunday afternoon in Cologne, Germany, and it looked like an exhale that was years in the making. Stralman kissed the forehead of Swedish teammate Joel Lundqvist, the joy unmistakable.
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Five Lightning prospects competing for Memorial Cup

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - May 19, 2017 - 04:15
The Lightning brass will get their money's worth in Windsor, Ontario this weekend, with five prospects competing in the Canadian Hockey League's Memorial Cup, which begins today.
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Lightning 'very interested' in bringing Peter Budaj back

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - May 18, 2017 - 16:06
There are certainly important tasks this summer for the Lightning in terms of keeping its own, with Jonathan Drouin, Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat all restricted free agents.
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Steven Stamkos feeling 'much better' than end of season

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - May 18, 2017 - 09:38
It certainly raised some eyebrows Thursday when a release circulated that Lightning captain Steven Stamkos was scheduled to play in a Canadian Hockey League Alumni Game May 27 in Windsor, Ontario.  
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Lightning could host 2018 All-Star Game

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - May 16, 2017 - 12:01
The NHL All-Star Game could be returning to Tampa Bay for the first time in nearly two decades, the Lightning the leading candidate to host the 2018 event in January at Amalie Arena.
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Taylor Raddysh (F) from Erie Otters to Tampa Bay Lightning

Tampa Bay Lightning Transactions - May 15, 2017 - 00:00


Status: Confirmed
Date: 05/15/2017
Player: Taylor Raddysh (F)
From: Erie Otters
To: Tampa Bay Lightning
Information: Entry Level
Source: Link

Former Lightning star Ben Bishop signs with Dallas Stars

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - May 12, 2017 - 13:58
Former Lightning goalie Ben Bishop has found a new long-term home, likely enabling him to end his career where it began.
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Ben Bishop deal to Dallas a good fit for both

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - May 10, 2017 - 14:30
After a year of uncertainty, former Lightning goalie Ben Bishop might have finally found a long-term home. And it feels like a good fit.
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Some tough expansion decisions loom for Lightning

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - May 9, 2017 - 09:05
The popular assumption is that the Lightning might lose center Vladislav Namestnikov to Vegas in the June expansion draft.
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U.S. women's national team training in Tampa

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - May 5, 2017 - 14:24
The U.S. women's national hockey team is staying in Tampa.
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Tanner Richard (F) from Syracuse Crunch to Genève-Servette

Syracuse Crunch Transactions/Rumors - April 29, 2017 - 00:00
Status: Rumour
Date: 04/29/2017
Player: Tanner Richard (F)
From: Syracuse Crunch
To: Genève-Servette
Information: 2 years plus option
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Nikita Kucherov with harsh words for Lightning

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - April 26, 2017 - 13:18
Lightning star wing Nikita Kucherov is one of the league’s best sharpshooters. But Wednesday, Kucherov stunningly delivered a pointed dagger from 10,000 miles away at his Tampa Bay teammates and coaches.
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Victor Hedman a Norris Trophy finalist

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - April 21, 2017 - 14:34
The Lightning's Victor Hedman is one of three finalists for the Norris Trophy, awarded to the NHL's top defenseman.
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Boris Katchouk (F) from Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds to Tampa Bay Lightning

Tampa Bay Lightning Transactions - April 21, 2017 - 00:00


Status: Confirmed
Date: 04/21/2017
Player: Boris Katchouk (F)
From: Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
To: Tampa Bay Lightning
Information: Entry Level
Source: Link

Hockey, anyone? Fed Cup's Shelby Rogers huge Lightning fan

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - April 19, 2017 - 14:46
I presumed I had covered every significant phase of the Shelby Rogers story, from her Charleston, S.C., upbringing to her injury-ravaged 2015 season to her dramatic run to the '16 French Open quarterfinals.

So I turned off my tape recorder, closed my notebook and extended a hand to thank this 24-year-old Fed Cup team member for her …
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Anton Stralman, Victor Hedman playing for Sweden

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - April 18, 2017 - 12:59
It looks like Anton Stralman and Victor Hedman could be paired again for Team Sweden.
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Playoff journal: Leafs giving Caps more than a scare

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - April 18, 2017 - 12:25
As I was watching the Stanley Cup Playoffs Monday night, there was one thing that immediately came to mind: Thank God I'm not on deadline.
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Tommy Giroux (F) from Norfolk Admirals to Amiens

Norfolk Admirals Transactions - April 14, 2017 - 00:00


Status: Confirmed
Date: 04/14/2017
Player: Tommy Giroux (F)
From: Norfolk Admirals
To: Amiens
Source: Link

Lightning's Brayden Point to play for Team Canada

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - April 12, 2017 - 10:19
Coach Jon Cooper will have at least one familiar face on his Team Canada roster for next month's World Championships.
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Jon Cooper to coach Team Canada at World Championships

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - April 11, 2017 - 15:16
Lightning coach Jon Cooper missed the playoffs for the first time in his coaching career. But Cooper will still be coaching some very meaningful games this summer. Lightning coach Jon Cooper missed the playoffs for the first time in his coaching career.
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